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Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Seliscothonidae

Phlyctia was named by Pomel (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Phlyctia expansa.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Seliscothonidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Phlyctia Pomel
2002Phlyctia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Phlyctia Finks et al. p. 313

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyScleritodermatoideaSollas 1888
familySeliscothonidaeSchrammen 1924
genusPhlyctiaPomel 1872

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available